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that showed you could vote for ident obama and linda. we are going good to tampa, where judith brown is standing by, co-director of a project, a racial justice advocate. she is joining us from tampa, and florida has just closed their polls. what did you find? >> thanks for having me. it is an interesting day. a steady flow of people throughout the day. long lines that we saw in early voting. a number of concerns. the number one concern we saw across the state is what we might call the abuse of provisional ballots. here in one county, voters coming out of the polling places saying that they did not get to vote by regular ballot. we have concern about that, because we know about 2008. they threw out about half of e ballots. real concerns. we have heard that in broward county and other areas, miami dade. we have concerns about whether or not those votes will be counted, and there was a handout across the country. ohio, the same issue. provisional ballots. using it as the default. in ohio, in particular, the state was student. -- was sued. the same thing in franklin and hamilton county's
senator scott brown. >> this victory belongs to you. you did this. you did this. you did this. for every family that has been squeezed and hammered, we're going to fight for a level playing field and put people back to work. [applause] >> and we look at ballot initiatives across the country from legalizing marijuana to upholding same-sex marriage. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. president obama has been reelected to a second term with a resounding victory over republican challenger mitt romney. obama ended the night with at least 303 electoral votes, sweeping the critical battleground states of ohio, iowa, wisconsin, pennsylvania, nevada, and colorado. obama's tally is expected to rise after in florida, were he currently leads romney by over 46,000 votes. in a victory speech from chicago, obama said he returns to the white house with renewed purpose. >> i return to the white house moh determined and more inspired than ever about the future that lies ahead. you elected us to focus on your jobs, not ours
.5 million of defaulted loans due to their steep markdowns. for more we're joined by pamela brown, ph.d. student in sociology at the new school, one of the organizers of rolling to believe. explain. who is getting bailed out? >> first of all, thank you for having me on your show. rolling jubilee was an idea floating around for awhile. one of the people in the video we just saw brought the idea to a coalition we formed earlier this summer called "strike debt scrap it rose from the university debt. we started to gather and -- we started talking realize that that was the tie that binds the 99%, the intersection of wall street and our lives. >> say more how rolling jubilee happens. >> it is a very simple idea, yet no one has ever tried it before. debt collectors do this all the time. someone defaults on their dead. in other words, they cannot pay it, and the original creditor gives up on, trying to collect it. a secondary round of people involved in the debt market, which is a $60 billion market place, decides they're going to try to collect on the debt. obviously is not worth the origina
it will be a while before she can leave the hospital. >>> former british prime minister gordon brown will visit pakistan to meet with pakistan's suf czarry. he is united nations special envoy of global education issues. he'll deliver a petition with over 1 million signatures urging pakistan to make education available to all its children. >>> it was warm and sunny today in tokyo, snow in our neighbor china, though. rachel ferguson has more with weather. rachel? >> certainly we are going to be see snow spreading across northeastern asia over the next couple days. a low here moving across into the beijing area and heading towards the northeast. north korea is going to be getting some of that snowfall. down towards the south, it is a rain event. that coming up through southern china in towards the east, through shanghai and from saturday evening, we're going to be seeing it coming into japan. pleasant day across much of japan on saturday as a low pulls away at the moment. however, we will see that rain coming in from the south and sunday is going to be a little unstable with showers and thundersto
a responsibility to help afghan women. this is just a redefinition of colonialism. white men stephen brown women from brown men. if you associate women's liberation with a foreign imperial project, you actually harm it in the eyes of locals. it is much more likely that girls will proceed in becoming a spear and for the success of the project. >> i spoke with him sunday in princeton, new jersey at the 32nd anniversary of the coalition for peace action. juan cole is a university professor at the the receipt of michigan. when we come back, we continue our veterans day special. stay with us. >> "people got to be free" by the young rascals. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. sunday was veteran's day, the federal holiday honoring the men and women who fought in the u.s. forces. president obama attended a ceremony at arlington national ceremony and laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknown and later met with military families. in his speech, president obama emphasized the obligations americans and their government have to veterans. >> in this country, we
, tammy baldwin will tell you this, brown will tell you, candidates who won races had to spend six, seven, eight hours on the phone, begging for money. this money and politics problem is a crisis. is a crisis the matter what the final result. you may be able to collier with a victory, but do not think it is not a real problem. the people understand that. in montana and colorado, they have referendums on whether those -- they should encourage a constitutional amendment to overturn citizens united. the results are very encouraging, not just in those states, the cities across the country people voted to overturn citizens united. there is an exciting result of montana as well. it looks like the new governor of montana, a democrat, a guy who was attorney general of montana, the person who went to the supreme court and fought to maintain montana's historic are on corporate money in politics. we have elected people who really do understand that we have got to overturn citizens united. i think is important to recognize in the new senate, bernie sanders but overturned -- it overturning citizens un
the bar barity and human civilization. >> tomorrow has been declared malala day by gordon brown, now u.s. special envoy for global education. he'll be going to pakistan to deliver another petition inspired by malala. it contains more than a million signatures, and urges the president to make education a reality for all pakistani children, whether boy or girl. andy moore, bbc news. >> the british army just completed a high-profile mission in pakistan. the field of battle was the cricket pitch, and in a cricket-mad nation starved of international matches because of security fears, the presence of the first 11 made front-page news. aleem maqbool has more. >> there's been no test cricket in pakistan the last few years because of security, but this is the last match in an international tour of a different type that has rave reviews over the last week in pakistan. this is the british army team playing the pakistani army, but also played pakistan cricket as well. the captain of the upper team is lance corporal jack prinsloo. how has this week been? >> just fantastic. none of us ever thought i
of his body facing me, and there was a girl of about 14 with long brown hair who sat on his knee. he had his left arm up her skirt and he was kissing her, but what i distinctly remember, and that is the image that sticks in my mind, was the site as i open the door, he turned his head and was just his tongue sort of coming out of the mouth the stuck in my mind but it was that image. it was not just like a pack on the cheek. it was a definite sexual advance to this girl. >> the widening bbc scandal also as implications on the other side of the atlantic hear the u.s. former bbc director general, mark thompson, is the incoming new york times company chief executive. he was at the helm of the bbc last year when the investigation into jimmy savile's alleged child sex abuse was dropped. thompson claims he was unaware of the program's investigation and had no involvement in the decision to cancel the report. for more we go to london where we're joined by lark turner via videostream. shias been researching and writing about the bbc scandal involving jimmy savile for the new york times, where she
again? they had bill clinton to lead that. ron brown as the chairman of the party. >> rose: in '88? >> from '88 to '92. it's not clear who that would be for the republicans. people talk about jeb bush, i'm not sure he's ready to take that on. there's no other obvious candidate to me right now the big issue now before we get to the elections starting in earnest-- though i agree it starts to some extent on wednesday-- is the fight over the fiscal cliff which will really divide republicans in congress and people like mike huckabee and rick santorum and others who are thinking about running for president next time. people are going to have to choose up sides and if president obama is leading those negotiations it's going to be an obama deal so for a lot of republicans in congress and around the country they're against it no matter what. they don't care what percentage of the vote he got, how big his mandate is, they'll be against it because it will have revenue in it, new revenue, and they'll be against it. >> rose: because it is -- that vote is influenced by how they perceive the batt
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